Health insurance and disability insurance articles

Learn about health insurance (individual or supplemental coverage) and disability insurance from State Farm®.

Health insurance planning articles

How to Determine if Supplemental Health Insurance is Right for You

Supplemental health insurance helps pay for costs and services that your regular healthcare plan doesn't cover.

Do I have to have health insurance? What happens if I don't?

Not having health insurance can be costly in more ways one. There may be a penalty for not having health insurance among other consequences.

Types of health insurance

Understanding health insurance types can help you choose the plan that's best for your situation.

Disability articles

Impact of Disability

As we age, the possibility of a disability goes up while at the same time our income is decreasing & expenses are increasing. How likely are you to become disabled?

Probability of Long Term Disability

Use this worksheet to determine the risk of a long-term disability among your business owners or key employees.

The Individual Need for Disability Insurance

If you have an accident/injury, your health insurance typically helps cover the medical bills. But if you were totally disabled you might need disability insurance.

Healthy lifestyle tips

Mobile Health Technology & Telemedicine

Mobile health monitoring devices are providing doctors with more diagnostic tools to evaluate their patients' health.

Types of Senior Living Options

Understanding the common senior housing options will help you and your loved one choose what type of care is right for them.

Heat Related Illnesses - Warning Signs & Tips to Prevent

Spending time outside is nice, but too much sun can put you at risk for developing a heat related illness. Check out these prevention tips and signs to watch for.

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